Homecoming proposal part of Columbia tie for couple

October 13, 2011 | 5:04 p.m. CDT
Richard and Julianne Germinder are former MU students that stayed in Columbia permanently. Richard Germinder graduated in 2005 and returned to Columbia in 2007. He took his then-girlfriend from college, then Julianne O'Bannon to see the Homecoming house decorations in Greek town. “I was, like, why are we walking? It’s cold,” she recalled. “And then he stops in the quad and proposes.”

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